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. >> i'm carolyn johnson. we are also seeing fast-moving showers and lightning strikes. >> abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking it for us on live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, our radar is now seeing the activity dying down. it was watching it develop. let me show you where we are still seeing some very light returns right now. live doppler 7hd is tracking some light rain around watsonville, out toward 129 and highway 1. take a look at this loop over the last three hours. the rain moved from the antioch rio vista area to the livermore valley. quickly moving into san jose, the santa cruz mountains we have had reports of hail and some brief downpours and snow in the mount hamilton-mount diablo area and one lightning strike east of fremont. as you look here the cold is settling in. another freeze warning for the santa clara valley. 2:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. freeze damage to crops and sensitive plants. light purple and bay shoreline under a frost advisory. temperatures in the low to mid30s. i'll be back to show you exactly how low the temperatures will drop and how long the
. i'm carolyn johnson. jay i'm dan ashley. here is a look at interstate 80. they are driving with wet and hazy conditions. the roads are slick, but there are no reports of any major problems. we saw showers for most of the day and into the night in several shots like this one in pleasanton. let's get the latest on the rain from meteorologist sandhya patel with live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, this system is very slow moving. it is not in a hurry to get out of here. i'll show you where we are still getting rain. this is the same system that started the rain this afternoon. from ukiah to clear lake we have seen light to moderate rain. i will take you in closer around the clear lake area where they are getting some of the moderate rain indicated in the yellow. calistoga, saint huh -- saint helena getting light rain and around first avenue as you can see and out toward fairfield light rain, alaska avenue. as we pan around the bay area from san francisco down the paw finishes law -- the peninsula, san mateo, redwood city, wet around belmont and 42nd avenue and foster city across the s
tonight all around the bay area. it is chilly, boy. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. we are also seeing fast-moving showers and lightning strikes. >> abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking it for us on live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, our radar is now seeing the activity dying down. it was watching it develop. let me show you where we are still seeing some very light returns right now. live doppler 7hd is tracking some light rain around watsonville, out toward 129 and highway 1. take a look at this loop over the last three hours. the rain moved from the antioch rio vista area to the livermore valley. quickly moving into san jose, the santa cruz mountains we have had reports of hail and some brief downpours and snow in the mount hamilton-mount diablo area and one lightning strike east of fremont. as you look here the cold is settling in. another freeze warning for the santa clara valley. 2:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. freeze damage to crops and sensitive plants. light purple and bay shoreline under a frost advisory. temperatures in the low to mid30s. i'll be b
'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley has the night off. this fire began just before 7:00 tonight at the original pepper belly's come tee club in fairfield. ama dates is there live with the latest. >> carolyn, take a look behind me and you can see how many firecrews are still out here four hours after the first call came in. a lot of the firecrews have left, but there are many on scene. the comedy and variety theater is on the corner of texas street. take a look at what it looked like earlier when the fire first broke out. sky 7hd is high above the scene. the flames went through the roof. they have been able to contain the fire to just that building. when we got here it was burning so hot they could not stay. they had to go outside and fight this fire defensively. five alarms, several firecrews from napa and solano county came out to battle the blaze. right now crews are just wrapping up. >> we are going to keep the company out here for the rest of the night. we are going have the investigation team come in in the morning which is the normal protocol. we have no leads as far as anything being sus
a popular comedy club. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley has the night off. this fire began just before 7:00 tonight at the original pepper belly's come tee club in fairfield. ama dates is there live with the latest. >> carolyn, take a look behind me and you can see how many firecrews are still out here four hours after the first call came in. a lot of the firecrews have left, but there are many on scene. the comedy and variety theater is on the corner of texas street. take a look at what it looked like earlier when the fire first broke out. sky 7hd is high above the scene. the flames went through the roof. they have been able to contain the fire to just that building. when we got here it was burning so hot they could not stay. they had to go outside and fight this fire defensively. five alarms, several firecrews from napa and solano county came out to battle the blaze. right now crews are just wrapping up. >> we are going to keep the company out here for the rest of the night. we are going have the investigation team come in in the morning which is the normal protocol. we have n
is up next. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. from all of us here, thanks for watching. > th >>> this is "world news." tonight, coming clean? lance armstrong says i'm sorry, after more than a decade of denials. has the tour de france champion begun an apology tour? >>> time for action. what the president is planning to do about gun violence. >>> real money. we show one family how they're paying $1,000 too much on their cell phone bill. they get back real money and you can, too. >> holy mamma jamma. >>> and homecoming. big news today from our very own robin roberts. >> i'm coming home. >>> good evening to you on this monday. and as we come on the air, a powerful greek drama is playing out in america. a former champion, lance
mother's arms. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. the mother is scared, but the toddler is okay. it happened in east san jose. thomas roman is there live to explain exactly what happened. thomas? >> dan, we spoke to the child's father who told us he is not going to comment. he will let san jose police deal with this attempted kidnapping. the mother basically had a tug of war with this suspect in order to save her child. san jose police received a call at 5:37. according to police the two-year-old was playing in this front yard here in east san jose. toys belonging to the children in the home are now gathered by the home's front door. the child's mother told police a stranger came up to where her daughter was playing and made a comment about the child. the comment made the mother uncomfortable. as she picked the girl up, the stranger grabbed the girl's legs and tried to pull the child away from her. after a short struggle with the man the mother managed to pull her child away and run into the house where she called police. the suspect ran down pavin drive
his mother's arms. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. the mother is scared, but the toddler is okay. it happened in east san jose. thomas roman is there live to explain exactly what happened. thomas? >> dan, we spoke to the child's father who told us he is not going to comment. he will let san jose police deal with this attempted kidnapping. the mother basically had a tug of war with this suspect in order to save her child. san jose police received a call at 5:37. according to police the two-year-old was playing in this front yard here in east san jose. toys belonging to the children in the home are now gathered by the home's front door. the child's mother told police a stranger came up to where her daughter was playing and made a comment about the child. the comment made the mother uncomfortable. as she picked the girl up, the stranger grabbed the girl's legs and tried to pull the child away from her. after a short struggle with the man the mother managed to pull her child away and run into the house where she called police. the suspect ran down p
'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. the mother is scared, but the toddler is okay. it happened in east san jose. thomas roman is there live to explain exactly what happened. thomas? >> dan, we spoke to the child's father who told us he is not going to comment. he will let san jose police deal with this attempted kidnapping. the mother basically had a tug of war with this suspect in order to save her child. san jose police received a call at 5:37. according to police the two-year-old was playing in this front yard here in east san jose. toys belonging to the children in the home are now gathered by the home's front door. the child's mother told police a stranger came up to where her daughter was playing and made a comment about the child. the comment made the mother uncomfortable. as she picked the girl up, the stranger grabbed the girl's legs and tried to pull the child away from her. after a short struggle with the man the mother managed to pull her and run and run into the house where she called police. the suspect ran down pavin drive after the ordeal. several police units responded and
'm cheryl jennings. dan ashley and carolyn johnson have the night off. it means most of us, most of us will avoid a big income tax hike. it came after a bitter debate, but as one republican congressman said tonight, you have to know when to hold em and know when to fold em. now more from karen travers. >> after months of drama and last-minute negotiations congress finally passed legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff. after the vote, a rare late-night statement from president obama. >> this law is just one step in the broader effort to strengthen our economy and broaden the opportunity for everybody. >> lawmakers completely blew their deadline. they didn't get the grand bargain that both claim was parties claim was their ultimate goal. but tonight both democrats and republicans gave themselves credit forgetting something done.y, veryis a very, very strg first step. >> this is an important one. this is a critical one for the future of the country. >> there was considerable happened wringing about a lack of spending cuts. some wanted to add them in, but ultimately there weren't enough vot
of the debate, a high profile law man the city wants to hire to help fight crime. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. cop in los angeles and new now they are deciding whether they should hire him as a police consultant. alan wang is now live. he is certainly continue controversial. >> yes, the council addressing this an hour ago. but they had 150 speakers and they are prepared to go until 2:00 a.m. the council will be voting on whether or not to hire an over all -- an over all police consulting team that includes william bratten. about 20 police officers were called in to deal with a large group of people who do not want the city to hire high-profile police consultant. his zero tolerance police strategies have been controversial in other cities where he has worked. they say it gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling and harassment. one man said his recent experience is typical. >> a police officer told me why am i sitting on my neighbor's stairs? i said because this is my neighbor's stairs. >> they left leaving a contingent of 10 local pastors to appeal to the h
the bay area. you can see the rain soaked roads as we looked at the toll plaza. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. jay i'm dan ashley. here is a look at interstate 80. they are driving with wet and hazy conditions. the roads are slick, but there are no reports of any major problems. we saw showers for most of the day and into the night in several shots like this one in pleasanton. let's get the latest on the rain from meteorologist sandhya patel with live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, this system is very slow moving. it is not in a hurry to get out of here. i'll show you where we are still getting rain. this is the same system that started the rain this afternoon. from ukiah to clear lake we have seen light to moderate rain. i will take you in closer around the clear lake area where they are getting some of the moderate rain indicated in the yellow. calistoga, saint huh -- saint helena getting light rain and around first avenue as you can see and out toward fairfield light rain, alaska avenue. as we pan around the bay area from san francisco down the paw finishes law -- the peninsula,
is not far from the last place he was seen alive. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. crime scene investigators removed possible evidence from the home. 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared february 10th, 1984. he was last seen at a bus stop. it is a block away from today's search. abc7 news broke this story this afternoon at 4:00 with details on the investigation that no one else has. john alston spoke with kevin's mother and brother. >> kevin, colin's mother said the family would have performed some form of closure -- preferred some form of closure. the bones indicate they were from an animal, but a final determination has to be made. police finally left the home after an all day search for the body of kevin collins. the boy's mother getting calls and e-mails of support. >> partly relief it is animal bones. partly sorry it is not closure. especially for my children and my grandchildren. >> only abc7 news was here this morning as san francisco police and the fbi began their search of the basement. a cadaver-sniffing dog detected something in the floor and city crews tore up a po
-term damage. here's abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson. >> good left-handed pitchers are hard to come by. but ten-year-old ei don't know can also bat, catch and even play soccer well. >> i love sports. >> but in may playing pitcher and catcher nearly cost him his throwing arm. repetitive motion coupled with year around play mean little rest and recovery for young athletes. that increases the use of overuse injuries. his left elbow was on fire. >> it hurt pretty bad. >> he was in what's called a sidearm throw. he kind of drops the elbow to get the three through instead of bringing it nice and through kind of overhand getting the elbow up and around. >> the doctor at children's hospital, los angeles, treats both children and professional athletes. the sensor are tracking his precise movement patterns. she will then use motion analysis to make at judgments to his technique. >> our main goal is to work to identify these issues before an injury happens. >> he know knows how to protect his elbow but his results show he's in danger of a future knee injury. they will show him proper r
evening. i'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley has the night off. this fire began just before 7:00 tonight at the original pepper belly's come tee club in fairfield. ama dates is there live with the latest. >> carolyn, take a look behind me and you can see how many firecrews are still out here four hours after the first call came in. a lot of the firecrews have left, but there are many on scene. tdy a comedy and variety theater is on the corner of texas street. take a look at what it looked like earlier when the fire first broke out. sky 7hd is high above the scene. the flames went through the roof. they have been able to contain the fire to just that building. when we got here it was burning so hot they could not stay. they had to go outside and fight this fire defensively. five alarms, several firecrews from napa and solano county came out to battle the blaze. right now crews are just wrapping up. >> we are going to keep the company out here for the rest of the night. we are going have the investigation team come in in the morning which is the normal protocol. we have no leads as far as
cuts. good evening. carolyn johnson has the night off. >> we are now officially over the fiscal cliff because it's past midnight east coast time but on this new year's eve late night work continues in washington to avoid tax hike and budget cut. democrat voting on the deal between the white house and congressional republicans in the senate. karen travers has the latest development from capitol hill. >> don't start popping the champagne just yet but my knowledge step to avoid the fiscal cliff tonight. after days of intense negotiations, the white house and senate republicans reached a deal. tonight vice president biden went up to capitol hill to sell it to senate democrats. >> happy new year. >>reporter: biden swooped in at the 11th hour to hammer out an agreement. that would permanently extend the bush tax cut for individual making under 400,000. household making under 4 50,000. raise estate tax for those value at more than 5 million dollars. and extend unemployment benefits for one year for some two million people. those automatic spending cuts go into effect in the new year,
. >> resourceful i would say. >> "nightline" is up next. i'm carolyn johnson. thanks for joining us. >> thanks so much. i'm dan ashley. we appreciate your time. join us in the morning at 4:30 a.m. we are always available of course at abc7news.com and facebook and twitter at abc7 news bay area. >> good night, everyone. [ fingers tapping ] [ rain pattering ] [ heels clicking ] [ female announcer ] yoplait light tastes great now... ♪ ...and feels great later 20 delicious flavors of yoplait light, now at 90 calories each. yoplait, it is so good! progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon...creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... [ whispers ] 100 calories... ma'am, hello? ma'am? [ female announcer ] find progresso light for a great price today at your local safeway store. >>> tonight on "nightline," killer romance? a tale of love turned deadly as a young woman is accused of shooting, slashing
of good reading to do. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn johnson. >> larry: i'm larry beil. >> snow and ice hit some of the highest peaks, there is a big chill down on the streets. one spot is expected to be the coldest tonight. >> and i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. get ready for an icy cold night. >> dan: and how the rescue of a gator that guard add huge stash of pot may have contributed to his sudden death. >> cheryl: temperatures dipped low enough but a light dusting of snow hit the highest elevations. >> dan: get ready to bundle up. it's freezing temperatures return. meteorologist sandhya patel is here to show you where the warnings are going up. >> warnings and frost advisories are going up a good part of the bay area. live doppler 7-hd, our radar in st. helena combining with the national weather service radar both picking up quite a lot of activity. we did receive snow in the santa cruz mountains up to an inch above 3,000 feet. even above 2,000 feet and southern monterey county, over 4,000 foot elevations, six inches of snow. it was cold enough for it. with the cold air movi
. carolyn johnson has the details. >> for jessica, microbes are a look into your body. >> everything in your gut is eating what you eat. >> she is talking about what lives in our stomachs. a community known as microbion. they helped unveil a genetic map help identify all the bacteria present. they believe knowing which organisms are there and what they are doing can tell us a lot. >> there is wide range of diseases. from obesity to diabetes. >> they are launching a start-up gutted level on gene sequencing companies. associate director believes the project could pay off. >> they are turning into science in into this. >> they will receive a quit and send back samples. they hope to provide valuable clues. >> you are eating more carbss this than you think you are. or are you are drinking a lot of caffeine. >> it could be compared to other databases as it advances benefiting both individuals and the scientific community and unlocking the mysteries in our own bodies. >>> she says that is not the only innovation. it's being funding by cloud sous can. they have signed up 350 people in few weeks. >>>
are followed by jimmy kimmel live. "nightline" airs at 12:37. >> that does it for this edition. i'm carolyn johnson. >> dan: i'm dan ashley. for all of us here, we appreciate your time. we will see you at 9:00 and 11:00. this is "jeopardy!" introducing today's contestants -- an attorney and taiko drummer from houston, texas... ...a performance artist from tallahassee, florida... ...and our returning champion, a strategic analyst for nasa, from huntsville, alabama... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- ex trebek! thanks, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to our program. $6,700 doesn't sound like a lot, and it's not on "jeopardy!" usually our champions average about $15,000, $16,000, but we had a tough final yesterday, but kristin knocked off a four-day champion to take the champion's lectern position. parker and natalie are the challengers, so goo to all three. here we go into the jeopardy! round. and today you have to deal with these categories... alex: kristin, start us. let's start with gee! it's geology for $200. parker. what is a plateau? you got it. i'll take
man the city wants to hire to help fight crime. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. cop in los angeles and new now they are deciding whether they should hire him as a police consultant. alan wang is now live. he is certainly continue controversial. >> yes, the council addressing this an hour ago. but they had 150 speakers and they are prepared to go until 2:00 a.m. the council will be voting on whether or not to hire an over all -- an over all police consulting team that includes william bratten. about 20 police officers were called in to deal with a large group of people who do not want the city to hire high-profile police consultant. his zero tolerance police strategies have been controversial in other cities where he has worked. they say it gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling and harassment. one man said his recent experience is typical. >> a police officer told me why am i sitting on my neighbor's stairs? i said because this is my neighbor's stairs. >> they left leaving a contingent of 10 local pastors to appeal to the hiring of bratton. >> i su
-moving system. how long you'll need rain gear coming up. >> good evening, i'm cheryl jengs. >> i'm carolyn johnson. the consultant hired to help fight crime says he's ready to get to work. the city council approved the hiring of william bratton and this hearing ended at 2:30 this morning. abc 7 news spoke with brat ontoday, brat onseems confident he can make a difference in spite of the controversy. >> remember that adage success breeds success? well, it's followed this police chief from new york to los angeles and he tell meez there are strategy that's will work in oakland. in detroit he's trying to dot same there. >> bill brat onis confident. >> i've never had to hear in km crime did not go down in the city. that i was working in. crime continued to go down. >> the philosophy is control behavior of criminals, flood hot spots with officers. the places where most of the violent crimes take place. the hot spots where the drug marketplaces were host shootings occurred. he reassigned hundreds to the narcotics unit. drug-related homicides dropped. >> we do it by controlling illegal behavior. y
. >> good evening, i'm cheryl jeng autos i'm carolyn johnson. an east san jose neighborhood son high alert tonight over a child kidnapping attempt. >> police do have a sketch of a man who tried to grab a child them p haven't looked at video of this attempt yetd. -- yet. david? >> the trauma isn't over for the girl who was able to scream and get a a.way. nor for president residents of this neighborhood saying they won't rest until the suspect is caught. it's a family oriented neighborhood known as little portugal. residents are angry after learning of the atemtd abduction of a 13-year-old girl captured on this video taken shortly after 6:00 a.m. last friday. koit have been any of the children. >> police will get them let's hope before we do. if he falls into my hands, i'll castrate him. >> you're not joke something. >> no. i'm not. >> the suspect sat large. police released this sketch of a man, 25-35 years old, five 10 with black hair and brown iz. the video shot by a home security system at devarra home right across the street. they believe they have seen the suspect before. >> back in sep
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after it came out. >> that's cute. all right that's all for now. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson thanks for joining us. 7 news continues tomorrow morning starting at 4:30. >> of course always available at 7 news.com and facebook and twitter and 7 news bay area we appreciate your time. >> leave you now with a live shot of the superdome in new orleans. >> story of the day. >> it's called skouching, as in skiing on a couch. you nail skis to a couch, go to the top of a hill and let gravely do its thing and take the ride down. if you don't understand the rose bud reference, here's a hit. citizen cane. >> they say there aren't many rules, just be safe and have fun. my question is, how do these things just start up? who decides i'm going to attach some skis to a lounger and go skiing. >> one word -- alcohol. i would much rather have taken the couch down than falling the way i fell out there in beautiful park city, utah. great town, but i took some tumbles out there. i'll take the lazy boy any day of the week, with my chicken wings. >>> coming up next, the advertisers gaining an
'm carolyn johnson.crime scs removed possible evidence from the home. 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared february 10th, 1984. he was last seen at a bus stop. it is a block away from today's search. abc7 news broke this story this afternoon at 4:00 with details on the investigation that no one else has. john alston spoke with kevin's mother and brother. >> kevin, colin's mother said the family would have performed some form of closure -- preferred some form of closure. the bones indicate they were from an animal, but a final determination has to be made. police finally left the home after an all day search for the body of kevin collins. the boy's mother getting calls and e-mails of support. >> partly relief it is animal bones. partly sorry it is not closure. especially for my children and my grandchildren. >> only abc7 news was here this morning as san francisco police and the fbi began their search of the basement. a cadaver-sniffing dog detected something in the floor and city crews tore up a portion of the concrete discovering some bones. sources with knowledge of the investigation tel
on everything from your vision to quality of life. here's carolyn johnson with the details. >> on a bad day, even driving can be a challenge for helen cole. >> the hardest part about driving is seeing the signs clearly and it adds a distinctive glare of buriness. >> while her normal vision is fine, the blurriness comes from a condition called dry eye. she's forced to treat it throughout the day. >> from the time you get up in the morning your eyes already feel gritty, sometimes they are swollen. definitely red and they have a burning sensation. >> you have a relatively low oil here. >> the opt tommologist said the condition is often caused by a lack of oil which allows the eye's natural shape pour to evaporate. he is going to treat it with a new technology called bipiflow. first they perform a laser scan of her eyes to measure the amount and quality of the oil, as well as her natural pattern of blinking. >> that represents the blinks. >> after analyzing the data, the doctor places two small cups directly on to helen's eyes. they are designed to reach the oil glands beneath her eyelids. >> i
. abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> for jessica, mike -- microbes are a win dough into the human body. >> everything in your gut, you are eating what you eat. >> she's talking about the thousands of biological hitchhikers that live in our bodies. earlier this year researchers at the glad stone institute at ucf did a detailed map that helped and catalog all the bacteria present in the human digestive system. they believe knowing which organisms are there and what they are doing can tell us a lot about what is going on inside our bodies. >> there's a wide range of diseases, everything from obesity to diabetes. >> to take advantage of that information, richmond and her team are launching a start-up called u-bium. it's like 23 and m it's head quartered at an incubator lab at ucf. doug crawford believes the project could pay multiple dividends. >> they are turning science into a business with success. she said once the dna is sequence, the company hopes to provide valuable clues about an individual's health style. >> it looks like you are eat
. and hates worked for him. >> thank you. >> thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. i'm carolyn johnson. >> abc 7 news at 5:00 begins right now. >> thank you. breaking news in a plant has workers make discovery of a body in the trashánb- >> another night of freezing cold conditions and warnings you need about going into the weekend. >> the way people are being targeted for phones in one city this, is a story you'll see only on abc 7 news. >> a seek ree cycling center turns up a grisly discovery, a body found among all of the trash. >> this story just now unfolding this afternoon. >> the sheriff's department says a bod yes was found this afternoon at novato disposeal services business on petaluma boulevard off highway 101. sergio, what have you learned?. >> there is not a lot of information coming from the ík know is that body wad here at the site that is a q in petaluma. that body found about 1:45 this afternoon. let's show you video we have sky 7. a different perspective on the ground here.aó3ú a quick conversation with workers on scene tell me the body found inside of a large bui
to your quality of life. here is abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson with the details. >> on a bad day, even driving can be a challenge for helen cole. >> the hardest part about driving is seeing the signs clearly and it adds a distinctive glare of blurriness. >> while her normal vision is fine, the blurriness comes from a condition called dry eye. in helen's case it is so severe she's forced to treat it with drops and compresses throughout the day. >> from the time you get up in the morning your eyes already feel gritty, sometimes they are swollen. definitely red and they have a burning sensation. >> you have a relatively low oil layer. >> the ophtamologist said the condition is often caused by a lack of oil which allows the eye's natural oil to evaporate. he is going to treat it with a new technology called lipiflow. it's from pure science. -- tier science. >> that's perfect. >> first they perform a laser scan of her eyes to measure the amount and quality of the oil, as well as her natural pattern of blinking. >> that represents the blinks. >> after analyzing the dat
the public, your organisms. idea is to peak inside your body and surprise you with the results. carolyn johnson, health and sighen reporter, has the details. >> for jessica, microbes are a window into the human body. >> everything in your gut, you are eating what you eat. >> she's talking about the thousands of biological hitchhikers that live in our stomachs and in our bodies. a community known as our microbiome. earlier this year researchers at the glad stone institute at ucf did a detailed map that helped and catalog all the bacteria present in the human digestive system. they believe knowing which organisms are there and what they are doing can tell us a lot about what is going on inside our bodies. >> there's a wide range of diseases, everything from obesity to diabetes. >> to take advantage of that information, richmond and her team are launching a start-up called u-bium. kind of a gut level variation on gene sequencing. it's headquartered at an incubator lab at ucf. doug crawford believes the project could pay multiple dividends. >> they are turning science into impact with alrea
carolyn johnson with the details. >> on a bad day, even driving can be a challenge for helen cole. >> the hardest part about driving is seeing the signs clearly and it adds a distinctive glare of bluriness. >> while her normal vision is fine, the blurriness comes from a condition called dry eye. she's forced to treat it throughout the day. >> from the time you get up in the morning your eyes already feel gritty, sometimes they are swollen. definitely red and they have a burning sensation. >> you have a relatively low oil here. >> the ophtamologist said the condition is often caused by a lack of oil which allows the eye's natural oil to evaporate. he is going to treat it with a new technology called lipiflow. it's from pure science. >> that's perfect. >> first they perform a laser scan of her eyes to measure the amount and quality of the oil, as well as her natural pattern of blinking. >> that represents the blinks. >> after analyzing the data, the doctor places two small cups directly on to helen's eyes. they are designed to reach the oil glands beneath her eyelids. >> it warms th
for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm larry beil. the news at 5:00 begins right flu. >> thank you. new details emerge in the bay bridge tanker accident. was the bar pilot's fault? >> also here, caught in the act. an east bay burglary ring busted by an alert homeowner. >> i'm abc 7 news sandhya patel. live from the roof of the kgotv broadcast center, we're basking in the sun and will be freezing in the winter chill. details coming up. >> good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> i'm cheryl jennings. new details about the repair to the bay bridge after yesterday's tanker crash. >> that is right. abc 7 news i team uncovered three incidents involving the bar pilot guy clees. he grounded a boat carrier on a sandbag two. days later hit a cat walk in stockton. in may, 2010 grounded a tug boat. he was not formally punished. >> it remains unclear if he will be blamed for yesterday's crash when a tanker hit the bridge that, section of the bay was fogged in. >> now, the collision did not breech it's double hull there is no damage to the bay bridge, either thanks to a fenlder around
comfortable. abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> ellen sue is all smiles when she plays with her newborn son. a smile that's actually improving thanks to evolving technology. >> today we will scan your feet. >> she's beenfied for the popular invisaline braces. >> it's a departure from the traditional molds used by most orthodontists. >> now we can have models without taking the goopy impressions. >> first he reaches for the scanner that will photograph ellen's teeth. it's connected to a computer system that will ultimately beam the images from her practice in san francisco to the itera lab. over the next several minutes the doctor guides the camera around ellen's upper and lower jaw line. the device is completely optical. no radiation. >> we can get these areas here. >> step by step the camera builds a three-dimensional map of her teeth. the computer alerts the dentist if the section doesn't have a complete image so it can be rephotographed. >> it's very precise and very accurate. >> she said the process is typically quicker than traditional impressionings
health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> when most people see a stack of legos you see this and this guy sees building blocks of science. his campus used piles of them to construction their very own working lego microscope. >> the microscope essentially is made out of two lenses the. the first one is here. >> they did need to fabricate a few specialty parts in the lab's 3d printer. a kind of computer easy bake oven that converts schools of snap on objects like lens holders. the results, a working device built to answer all kinds of scientific questions except the one you may be asking yourself right now, why build a microscope out of legos at all? the answer is a new program just launched at ucsf. it's a course designed to change the way scientists think about their work. one of the goals is to make research projects more practice by focusing on the end user. >> and having them work together in this ideal-based way. brainstorming ideas. it brings a new dimension to the way that science can be done. >> as a test case, the team was tasked with reimagining uses for cel
. abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> when most people see a stack of legos, you see this, and this guy sees building blocks of science. his campus used piles of them to construct their very own working lego microscope. >> the microscope essentially is made out of two lenses. the first one is here. >> they did need to fabricate a few specialty parts in the lab's 3d printer. a kind of computer easy bake oven that converts schools of snap-on objects like lens holders. the results, a working device built to answer all kinds of scientific questions except the one you may be asking yourself right now, why build a microscope out of legos at all? the answer is a new program just launched at ucsf. it's a course designed to change the way scientists think about their work. the director says one of the goals is to make research projects more practice by focusing on the end user. >> and having them work together in this idea-based way. brainstorming ideas. it brings a new dimension to the way that science can be done. >> as a test case, the team was tasked with
the $20 it is charging for a yearly subscription. from bloomberg studios, i'm cory johnson, larry, carolyn, back to you. >> cory, thank you. >> two teenagers escaped with a mild case of hypothermia after clinging for life to a dead tree. this is in arizona. the lakeside fire department provided these images of the kids climbing up the tree in sholo, arizona got into trouble after the ice broke on the lake. a friend stayed on the shore that have lake called for help. about 25 people teamed up to rescue them, frightening moment autos yes. it's still cold out there. more frost again this, morning. >> two mornings in a row, temperatures dropping into 20s. that is chilly out there now. here is a live view from our east bay hills camera. looking at the western sky, sun will be setting soon. about oh... 40 minutes or so. but now we've got bright, sunny skies, taking a look at temperature readings into the 50s foremost of the bay area now. 56 in fremont and chilly to cold overnight, milder tomorrow but a couple degrees. rain likely saturday and sunday. weekend shaping up to be at least partly wet.
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